New York man facing charges in Westport forgery and ID theft

Police say Franklin Jimenez was able to steal it, changed the check to read $18,300 and deposited it into an account he controlled.

Emily Knapton

Feb 28, 2024, 5:43 PM

Updated 52 days ago

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Police say a New York man is facing charges in Westport for stealing a check and then altering and cashing it.
The victim told police they had mailed a check for $830.
Police say Franklin Jimenez was able to steal it, changed the check to read $18,300 and deposited it into an account he controlled.
Jimenez was released on a $50,000 bond and is due back in court next month.


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